Tag Archives: Dale Nelson

The Weather Will Get Warmer

Clinton, South Carolina, Thursday, March 16, 2017, 9:45 a.m. Spring sports begin early. They begin cold. Traditionally, I’m prone to underrate the chill of March. Wednesday night was a rare exception. I wore a coat to Laurens District High School … Continue reading

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On With The Show, This Is It

Clinton, South Carolina, Thursday, April 21, 2016, 10:29 a.m. Choose one word to describe Laurens District High School head baseball coach Dale Nelson. Driven? Competitive? Relentless? Take your choice. Baseball players are complex because it is a complex game. It … Continue reading

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Ain’t No Kind of Cure for That Disease

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, April 12, 2016, 10:16 a.m. Winning is thought to be contagious. Vince Lombardi said, “People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defenses, or the problems of modern society.” The great pro … Continue reading

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For the Red Devils, It Took a While

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, March 18, 2016, 10:56 a.m. This bright morning began with Kierkegaard offering, via tweet, an opportunity to watch photos of the world’s great volcanic eruptions. It’s hard to top that. I bided my time. Watched a … Continue reading

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